FEDERAL AUTHORITIES AGGRESSIVELY PURSUE FEDERAL CRIMINAL PROSECUTIONS AGAINST “CELEBRITY” DEFENDANTS

Federal authorities aggressively pursue federal criminal investigations and prosecutions against a class of person described as “celebrity” subjects. The term “celebrity” is misleading: it does not necessarily only apply to movie stars and rock stars. While the celebrity status certainly encompasses actual celebrities in the entertainment and sports industries, when ...Read More

Federal Prosecutors Trying to Get Paul Goyette Removed as Counsel

Why are the Feds  saying they want Paul removed? Because it poses a potential conflict of interest. Because it could be turned over on appeal. What is the REAL reason?  Because Paul Goyette has a 15 year winning streak in Federal Court.  Because every criminal trial Paul has  taken to jury ...Read More

Who Is Watching the Watchdog?

 Not the Courts. On the night of April 9, 2007, a Lieutenant received a phone call at home from his employer, the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (“CDCR”), informing him that he would be interrogated the very next morning by the Office of the Inspector General (OIG), an agency ...Read More

WHY IS THE UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT INVESTIGATING LANCE ARMSTRONG?

 FOR THE SAME REASON IT RECENTLY INDICTED FOUR CITY OF FRESNO POLICE OFFICERS. For almost a year the United States government has been investigating whether Lance Armstrong and his teams (U.S. Postal Service and Discovery Channel) used performance enhancing drugs between 1999 and 2005. You will remember that Armstrong nearly ...Read More

Mrs. Deleon's Letter to Paul

Written by the wife of Raul Deleon, following a widely publicized Federal Trial. ...Read More

FEDERAL COURT JURY ACQUITS SHERIFF’S CAPTAIN OF OBSTRUCTION OF JUSTICE AND FALSE STATEMENTS

A Jury of five men and seven women took less than one hour to acquit retired Captain Raul DeLeon on five counts of conspiracy to obstruct justice and false statements to a federal investigator. Mr. DeLeon’s trial was in the U.S. District Court, Eastern District, before Judge Oliver Wanger. ...Read More

CORRECTIONAL OFFICER FOUND NOT GUILTY ON ALL 32 COUNTS

Correctional Officer Julie Newlin was found not guilty by a Solano County jury on Thursday, March 26, 2009 of 32 counts of workers’ compensation fraud, insurance fraud, and theft. Officer Newlin is a correctional officer for the California Department of Correction and Rehabilitation at the California Medical Facility in Vacaville, ...Read More